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What is FIRMA Energywear?

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Featured Products, General | 0 comments

What is FIRMA Energywear? We recently posted a blog on FIRMA Energywear. We wanted to give you a little more information on what it is, how it works, and how it can help you. What is it? FIRMA Energywear is an exciting new line of active garments that are worn under your clothing as a second skin layer. FIRMA wear provides passive therapeutic benefits such as increased circulation and enhanced tissue health in those who wear the products. It really energizes your body and muscles when you wear it. How does FIRMA Energywear work? Firma features...

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What Causes Headaches?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Featured Products, General | 0 comments

What Causes Headaches? There are many causes for headaches. Some common causes for headaches are sinus trouble, vision problems, nutritional deficiencies, stress, or tension to mention a few. However, many headaches are caused by a misalignment of the vertebrae (bones) in the neck. Even when other symptoms are present, the deeper issue or problem causing a headache may be spinal misalignment. When your bones or vertebrae are not in the proper alignment, this creates a domino effect of further symptoms. Headaches are not uncommon and the...

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Post Injury Running Recovery (Part 2)

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in General | 0 comments

A running injury is frustrating and can be a real set back especially if recovery is slow. Runners experience many different types of injuries, but the repetitive pounding of the pavement can cause joints to become misaligned or aggravate joints that are already misaligned. In our last blog, we talked about how a misalignment to the joints or spine (subluxation) can cause nerves to become pinched which can lead to pain and inflammation.  In this blog, we want to explain how a chiropractor locates and treats a subluxation. First we start with...

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Post Injury Running – Part 1

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in General | 0 comments

Athletes are unique.  They always push for maximum performance.  What if we told you that the secret to improving your performance could be achieved through chiropractic care? Running is hard on the body.  As athletes pound the pavement, they often perform the same movement over and over again.  Over time, this repetitive motion can cause injury to the muscles or spine.  Muscle injuries will usually heal with rest over time. However, when a bone or joint becomes misaligned, (spinal subluxation), nerves can become pinched causing pain and...

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How To Run Back Pain Free – Part 2

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in General | 0 comments

In this second part on running back pain free we will be talking about something that we know you hear a lot about, but might not practice on a daily routine when you are exercising; stretching!  More specifically, stretching your hamstring. Your hamstring is the tendon on the back of your upper leg, or quadriceps.  It’s main focus is to help pull your lower leg up while you walk or run and ensures a good hip extension.  Your hamstring can create tension on your lower back when running if it gets too tight, so stretching it will help...

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How To Run Back Pain Free – Part 1

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in General | 0 comments

How To Run Back Pain Free – Part 1

For the next few weeks we will be discussing how runners can do what they love without the back pain that can keep them inactive and sometimes bed ridden.  We are going to start from the ground up. Good Shoes go a long way… but need to be replaced regularly when it comes to running back pain free. The most important part about keeping a straight spine is getting good shoes.  Look for shoes with supportive arches and make sure they fit right.  The best way to ensure that they fit correctly is to make sure that you have about a half...

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Brian Diemer Family of Races

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in General | 0 comments

Brian Diemer Family of Races

We will be at the Brian Diemer Family of Races on Saturday June 14th, you should come out and visit us at our booth!  The event is a 5K run/walk and even includes a Junior Jog. All proceeds from this even help support Guiding Light Mission, Safe Haven Ministries and Pine Rest Foundation.  Come visit Dr. Moultrie and Dr. Chapp; they will there to talk to runners and our community about health care needs.  Fore more informaiton about the run, visit diemerrun.com. If you have questions about running, Burkhart Chapp Chiropractic is a resource...

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American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in General | 0 comments

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Join us on Saturday May 31st starting at noon for a 24 hour event that will change lives!  American Cancer Society Relay for Life is a 24 hour walk that will help celebrate and remind to help fight against cancer.  Burkhart Chapp Chiropractic will be sponsoring in the event and we would love to meet you.  If you are looking for more information about the event, please visit relayforlife.org. The event will be heal at the Caledonia Hight School Track.  We look forward to seeing you...

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